[ILUG] Linux not good enough......
martin+ilug at list-petersen.net
Sat May 8 03:13:37 IST 2004
Citat Dave O Connor <doc+ilug at redbrick.dcu.ie>:
> Conor Wynne said on Fri, May 07, 2004 at 09:58:17PM +0100:
> > You will have to expand on that one. :--0
> > I work in support, so I see most of the problems with various kernels/OS
> > (mainly linux & some windows)
> I should mention that non-directly-hardware related lockups are extremely
> rare, at least in my experience. My linux machines run an application
> server, my windows machines something similar. I've had windows machines (I
> manage about 30 of them) randomly bluescreen maybe twice.
That is unfortunatly the usual.
> Ditto for linux machines (i.e. IBM machines panicking due to a dodgy ips
Ok. How fast was that fixed, when first got adressed ?
> It's all really dependant on what you're doing (for example, I've had a
> Poweredge 1650 lock up, then refuse to boot when fiddling with lm_sensors in
> the test lab (Obligatory poke at how pants OMSA is).
LM sensors as part of the mainstream kernel or lmsensors in as you patched it in
LM sensors tend to be borked quite often, so i would not take that want as a
And the poking around in OMSA i would say is a testing environment, not
production. Try poking around in Windows ... Uhh Ohh .. :o)
If you are testing machines to their limits they are meant to fail at some
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